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📝 Max Kane joins Exeter City as Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sport Scientist

Hear from our new coach below

13 October 2022

Exeter City is delighted to announce that Max Kane is the club's new Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sport Scientist.

Max joined the club from Bromley on October 3 and has had a whirlwind start to life at Exeter City with Matt Taylor departing the club the weekend before he started.

However, Max has had a warm welcome to the club and was full of praise for his welcome: "I'm delighted to be here and it's an honour to be working for such a big club. 

"The staff and players have been brilliant with me. They have welcomed me and I feel like I have settled in well. Kevin has been brilliant guiding the ship so far and it feels like I've been here longer.

Max joins the club from Bromley and joins with plenty of expeirence within football. He studied Sports Science at the University of Essex where he was an intern at Colchester United, before becoming a personal trainer. Max then had an internship in the Football League at Crawley Town before spending time in the Academy setup at AFC Bournemouth, after this Max became head of Sport Science at his hometown club Bromley.

"My time at Bromley was really good, said Max. "We got to the final of the FA Trophy at Wembley Stadium where we beat Wrexham. From there the opportuntiy at Exeter City came up and I thought it would be a really positive move in my career.

"It's a really exciting time to be here with the club being promoted to League One and making such a positive start.

Speaking about his role, Max said: "I'm the Lead first-team Strength and Conditioning coach and Sports Scientist. I take a lead on the players gym work where we develop the players strength, power and robustness and we try and transfer those qualities to the football pitch.

"In terms of Sport Science I'm looking at the load monitoring of the players, I'll plan the week for where we should be recovering the boys and where we should be pushing them in certain areas and different physical metrix.

"I'm also working on ways we can decrease the chance of soft tissue injuries, working on their injury prevention strategies as well as working with Gareth Law on the late stage rehab for when players are close to returning to the pitch."

You can hear more from Max below:

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